Tandoori-style koftas

24 July 2013

These koftas can be cooked on a barbecue and served with salad and raita for a refreshing summer lunch.

Preparation time

15 minutes plus chilling time

Cooking time

20 minutes

Serves

4



Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb beef or lamb mince
  • 15ml/1tbsp Tandoori paste
  • 30ml/2tbsp natural yogurt
  • Grated zest and juice of ½ lime
  • 1 x 2.5cm/1inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped or grated,/li>
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper

Method

1. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients together. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions.

2. Roll each portion into a sausage shape and mould around 8 wooden kebab skewers (previously soaked in water). Cover and chill for 5-10 minutes.

3. Cook under a preheated, moderate grill or a prepared barbecue on foil for 12-16 minutes turning occasionally.

4. Serve the koftas with flatbreads and a salad garnish or cucumber raita.

Our thanks to Simply Beef and Lamb for providing this recipe.

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